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Elaine Muray from Embodied Voice Story Arts
Summer 2020

Summer 2020

CHOICES FOR CHANGING TIMES Hoping that this finds you all in good health and making most of the pandemic, whether that be more time with family or taking on new ventures. As with the majority of my professional peers, the pandemic has taken us places that we never...

Spring 2020

Spring 2020

The Storytelling Journey On March 20th of this year, we will once again be celebrating World Storytelling Day. This year’s theme is Voyage, to be interpreted by storytellers as they deem fit for their specific audiences, whether it be through a wide selection of...

Spring 2019

Spring 2019

Stories to Aging Children ComeI hit a milestone this year. I applied for Medicare. And so marks my transition into old age. I’ve been thinking a lot this year about how to transition myself as a storyteller, as well, in my golden years. There have been some trends in...

Summer 2018

Summer 2018

Storytelling World Resource Award I am proud to announce that my DVD, Embodied & Enchanted: Physical Tales from Elaine Muray, got the Storytelling World Resource Award in the DVD category. I am so proud of this accomplishment and the long work that went into...

Fall 2017

Fall 2017

Who Should Hear Our Stories—A Cry for an Answer We all know the power of stories to touch and heal hearts and to connect communities. In today’s political climate, story is needed more than ever. Although we have all most likely experienced being moved by a story, a...

January 2017

January 2017

New Release! Embodied and Enchanted: Physical Tales from Elaine Muray After six months of raising money, choosing and rehearsing stories, prepping the videographer with scripts and tapes and my ideas, researching music and images, flying to Maine for 3 days of taping,...

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